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ESTATE TAXES – A QUICK OVERVIEW

There are a few states that levy taxes on the estate of the deceased, generally referred to as the inheritance tax or the death tax. Florida does not have a separate state inheritance tax. Even...

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HOW DO PERSONAL INJURY MATTERS PROCEED?

In Florida personal injury cases, injured clients are often thrown into a barrage of confusing tasks. Many have never had to deal with the complexities of the legal system before, and those who are expecting...

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PETS AND RESTRAINING ORDERS

Since July 1, 2021, judges are allowed to include pets in their restraining orders which preclude contact by the offender with the pet(s). It allows the pet(s) to remain with owners who are the survivors...

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BEST THINGS TO STORE IN A SAFE DEPOSIT BOX

Adoption records Armed service records Birth certificates Business/legal contracts Citizenship/naturalization papers Collectibles Death certificates Family photos Jewelry Marriage/divorce records Property records Vehicle titles

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TO PROBATE OR NOT?

In Florida, assets with joint owners, such as a home owned by a married couple, or assets with designated beneficiaries, such as bank accounts, insurance policies, and 401K plans, do not have to go through...

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DIVORCE VS. ANNULMENT

A divorce and an annulment are similar in the sense that they both make a determination about a couple’s marital status. However, the importance difference between the two is that a divorce ends an existing,...

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